Oregon Route 140

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For the unsigned Highway 140, see Hillsboro-Silverton Highway.

Oregon Route 140 marker

Oregon Route 140
Route information
Maintained by ODOT
Length: 237.01 mi (381.43 km)
Major junctions
West end: OR 62.svg OR 62 in White City
  US 97.svg OR 66.svg US 97 and OR 66 in Klamath Falls
OR 39.svg OR 39 near Altamont
OR 70.svg OR 70 in Dairy
US 395.svg US 395 in Lakeview
US 395.svg US 395 near Lakeview
East end: SR 140 near Adel
Highway system
OR 138 OR 141

Oregon Route 140 is an Oregon state highway that serves the southern portion of the state. It runs from the community of White City, Oregon (just north of Medford), through Klamath Falls and on to Lakeview. It then continues east, eventually descending into the state of Nevada.

Route description[edit]

Oregon Route 140 begins in White City at a junction with Oregon Route 62 (which runs between Medford and Crater Lake National Park). Oregon Route 140 is the primary connection between Medford and Klamath Falls. The stretch of OR 140 between the two cities is known as the Lake of the Woods Highway No. 270 (see Oregon highways and routes), as it passes by the scenic Lake of the Woods and Mount McLoughlin in the Sky Lakes Wilderness. It then runs along the southwestern shore of Upper Klamath Lake, where it is part of the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway. Upon entering the Klamath Falls area, it joins together with Oregon Route 66 (which runs between Klamath Falls and Ashland) on the Green Springs Highway No. 21, and the two highways soon intersect with U.S. Route 97 at a freeway interchange.

Oregon Route 140 meets Nevada Route 140

OR 140 continues east of here, on an alignment known either as the South Klamath Falls Highway No. 424 or the Southside Bypass. Southeast of town, OR 140 intersects with Oregon Route 39, heads north on a shared alignment for about two miles (3 km), on the Klamath Falls-Malin Highway No. 50, and then continues east towards Lakeview on the Klamath Falls-Lakeview Highway No. 20.

In Lakeview, the highway meets U.S. Route 395 on the Fremont Highway No. 19 and runs concurrently with it north for 4.6 miles (7.4 km). Then it heads east as Warner Highway No. 431, skirting the south end of Warner Valley and traversing the Doherty Slide before reaching the Nevada state line, where it becomes Nevada State Route 140.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Exit Destinations Notes
Jackson 0.00 0.00 OR 62 – Eagle Point, Crater Lake, Medford
Klamath 43.58 70.14 Westside Road – Rocky Point, Fort Klamath, Crater Lake National Park Former Klamath Lake Highway
Klamath Falls 68.76
OR 66 west – Keno, Ashland Western end of OR 66 overlap
US 97 – Klamath Falls, Bend, Weed
OR 66 ends
Interchange; eastern end of OR 66 overlap
1.57 2.53 Tingley Lane (Midland Highway)
Altamont 2.80 4.51 3 Washburn Way Interchange
OR 39 south – Merrill, Alturas Western end of OR 39 overlap
Altamont 0.00
OR 39 north – Klamath Falls, Bend Eastern end of OR 39 overlap
Dairy 19.02 30.61 OR 70 east – Bonanza, Lorella
Lake Lakeview 96.37
US 395 south – Alturas, Reno Western end of US 395 overlap
US 395 north – Burns, Bend Eastern end of US 395 overlap
Adel 28.18 45.35 Plush-Adel Road, Twenty Mile Road – Plush, Hart Mountain Refuge, Fort Bidwell, Coleman Valley Former Warner Highway (north to Plush)
Harney 65.28 105.06 SR 140 Continuation into Nevada
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi


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